John O. Silvia Jr.

October 23, 1943May 8, 2020

John O. Silvia was born 10/23/43 in Oaks Bluff, Martha's Vineyard. He was married to Mary Silvia for 26 years. He was the son of John O. Silvia, Sr. of Oak Bluffs, Martha’s Vineyard and Bertha Noyes of Auburn, Maine and the brother of Connie Cronin (all deceased).

John has 3 children: Jennifer Silvia Jones and her husband Kevin of Barrington, RI; John Silvia Vegas and his wife Christa of Portsmouth, RI; and Leslie Silvia Kornaker and her husband Rob of Bradenton, FL. He is the stepfather of David Ferreira and his wife Christina of Warwick, RI and Charles Ferreira and his wife Stephanie of Pembroke, NH. John and Mary share the joy of 11 grandchildren: Griffin and Alexis Kornaker, Kevin and Andrew Jones, Guy and Owen Vegas, Tiffany Meunier, Jessica, Tyler and Alyssa Ferreira and Nathan Ferreira

John was employed by Almacs Supermarkets for 36 years and by Roche Bros. Supermarkets for 10 years. He enjoyed playing football at Martha's Vineyard Regional High School, skiing with his children at Attitash, and coaching his son's Barrington Little League team. John was a former member of East Bay Anglers and a lifelong saltwater fisherman of Nantucket Sound and the Elizabeth Islands.

His family remembers him and will miss him as a quiet man with a loving heart and great strength of character.


No public services are scheduled at this time. Receive a notification when services are updated.


John O. Silvia Jr.

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Kerri Saber

May 14, 2020

So many beautiful memories of John. He was such a simple, kind hearted man. We have such fond memories growing up with him in Barrington and skiing at Attitash. Keeping your families in our thoughts and prayers.

Cindy Silva

May 12, 2020

I worked with John in Almacs on President Ave. He was always happy and was a hard worker.
So sorry for your loss.
God bless.

Kristin Mainella

May 11, 2020

I have wonderful memories of him watching over us as kids.

Ted. Betty Saber

May 10, 2020

Your Dad. Was (ONE). Great guy .we have some great memories. The Sabers


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